NASA Infrared Image of Tropical Storm Nate (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption This infrared image of Tropical Storm Nate was captured on Sept. 7 at 3:59 p.m. EDT, one hour before Nate was named a tropical storm. The infrared data shows the coldest cloud top temperatures (purple) and strongest thunderstorms with the heaviest rainfall were still off-shore from eastern Mexico and over the Bay of Campeche. Credit Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.